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Georgina Woudstra

  • Respected Authority on Team Coaching & Principal of Executive Coach Studio

Georgina Woudstra Biography

Starting out as coach in 1993, Georgina has built a strong reputation for coaching Chief Executives and senior teams. She works internationally with clients from large brand name corporations to entrepreneurial start-ups and from commercial businesses to public sector and charitable organizations.

Her first degree was in Fashion Design, which revealed her skill of foreseeing trends that shape and impact our world. After a short career in fashion, she embraced her passion for business by starting, growing and selling a series of very diverse businesses. She trained in Accountancy and Change Management to support her understanding of the commercial and people leadership aspects of leadership.

Georgina’s love of learning and her interest in personal development grew in her teens and twenties. Her curiosity in philosophy and the meaning of life, led her to explore beyond the cognitive realm of knowledge towards what cannot be known. In the early 1990’s she discovered coaching and was inspired by the idea of combining the realms of personal development, meaning and purpose and business into her work.

She initially trained with Perceptions Inc, graduating in 1993, and subsequently with Corporate Coach University. Since then has studied more than 20 days a year with many different coaching schools learning and integrating varied approaches, including Gestalt, Transactional Analysis, Systems Thinking, Somatic Coaching and more. She is an ICF MCC (Master Certified Coach) and has become a highly sought after and respected authority on Team Coaching.

In 2017, she founded the Executive Coach Studio (ECS) – www.executivecoachstudio.com, to provide advanced development for coaches walking the path to team coaching mastery. She did this with the passionate belief that the world needs more professional team coaches to support organizations to thrive in our complex and uncertain times. Along with other ECS faculty, Georgina takes people on the journey to become great coaches, through enquiry, practice and intense personal learning experiences. ECS provides ICF accredited practice deepening learning experiences, mentoring and supervision services that support professional and executive team coaches in the development of their own authentic presence, to become the best they can be.

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Georgina Woudstra

  • Respected Authority on Team Coaching & Principal of Executive Coach Studio
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Team Coaching: Slowing down to speed up – Part 1

Session length: 45 minutes

2019-06-07T09:00:00-04:00 Friday, June 7th 9:00 EDT

Even teams comprising the most smart and talented people can get undone with the challenges of leading in today’s VUCA world. More than ever, the unpredictable environment confronts us with shifting and confusing issues everywhere we turn. There is no sign of this changing, indeed the demands are increasing. Leaning into this new reality, teams need to be more agile than ever before, and to help themselves and those they lead to become responsive and energized rather than overwhelmed or immobile.

Team coaching has a more important role to play than ever, creating moments of reflection and open dialogue and exchange. Team coaches invite teams to pause, step back, listen and to have the tough conversations they have been avoiding in order to get the clarity to lead with greater connection, vision and purpose.

Key Learning Takeaways

  1. How team coaching supports teams to successfully navigate the complexity of today’s world.
  2. How team coaching differs from other forms of team interventions like team training and facilitation.
  3. How to set the foundations for effective team coaching.
Georgina Woudstra Photo

Georgina Woudstra

  • Respected Authority on Team Coaching & Principal of Executive Coach Studio
GET ACCESS TO THIS SESSION

Team Coaching: Slowing Down to Speed Up – Part 2

Session length: 90 minutes

2020-03-12T09:00:00-04:00 Thursday, March 12th 9:00 EDT

Even teams comprising the most smart and talented people can get undone with the challenges of leading in today’s VUCA world. More than ever, the unpredictable environment confronts us with shifting and confusing issues everywhere we turn. There is no sign of this changing, indeed the demands are increasing. Leaning into this new reality, teams need to be more agile than ever before and to help themselves and those they lead to become responsive and energized rather than overwhelmed or immobile.

Team coaching has a more important role to play than ever, creating moments of reflection and open dialogue and exchange. Team coaches invite teams to pause, step back, listen and to have the tough conversations they have been avoiding in order to get the clarity to lead with greater connection, vision, and purpose.

As an experienced coaching practitioner, Georgina has been coaching chief executives and top teams for over 25 years, supporting them to lead in our complex and uncertain times. In 2017, she founded the Executive Coach Studio to provide advanced development for coaches walking the path to team coaching mastery. She did this with the passionate belief that the world needs more team coaches and that as a profession, we need to lean into what it means to BE a team coach, rather than the more simplistic focus on DOING team coaching.

In this coach-lead Q&A session, Georgina will answer any questions you have about Team Coaching and will share the ECS Team Coaching Competency framework that effective team coaches embody when working with teams. She will dive deeper into several of most impactful competencies for team coaches describe these competencies in action.

Key Learning Takeaways

  1. Understanding BEING a team coach versus DOING team coaching.
  2. Discover the ECS Team Coaching Competencies- a framework for team coaching mastery.
  3. How to apply the ECS Team Coaching Competencies for real impact.